Zoe's Reviews Archives - Maci and Zoe Read Books

Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik

Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik

Dec 09, 2017

Reading Song of a Captive Bird launched me into a world I knew nothing about, and beautifully educated...

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Dec 09, 2017

This book is magical and malicious. It puts a dark twist on the dreams of the young and...

Caterpillars Can’t Swim by Liane Shaw

Caterpillars Can’t Swim by Liane Shaw

Nov 03, 2017

It has taken me awhile to review this book because I have several conflicted feelings about it. I...

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Sep 26, 2017

I started this book as an audiobook on a trip to Las Vegas. But the miles ran out...

Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust  by Loïc Dauvillier, Marc Lizano, Greg Salsedo, Alexis Siegel

Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust by Loïc Dauvillier, Marc Lizano, Greg Salsedo, Alexis Siegel

Sep 19, 2017

It took me an hour read this graphic novel. It is touch, sweet and heartbreaking and a perfect...

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

Sep 12, 2017

After several years this book has still stolen my attention and heart. It constantly pops back into my...

Fortinbras by Lee Blessing

Fortinbras by Lee Blessing

Sep 05, 2017

I heard about this book from a different literature class at my school. When I heard lots of...

The List by Patricia Forde

The List by Patricia Forde

Aug 20, 2017

The List starts out with an allusion to Noah’s Ark. This came as a surprise, as the premise...

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Aug 15, 2017

As summer has arrived, it is time to go to the bookstore. Here I was browsing the shelves,...

Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Watters

Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Watters

Aug 11, 2017

I read this book in two large chunks, one half over winter break and then I finished the...

The Reader (Sea of Ink and Gold #1)  by Traci Chee

The Reader (Sea of Ink and Gold #1) by Traci Chee

Jul 31, 2017

I really loved this book. It has been awhile since I have been able to get lost within...

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Jul 29, 2017

After reading my second George Orwell novel, he is rapidly becoming a favorite author. After reading the preface...

Never Fade (The Darkest Minds #2)  by Alexandra Bracken

Never Fade (The Darkest Minds #2) by Alexandra Bracken

Jul 21, 2017

It has been a long time since I read the first book in this series, I found that...

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Jul 17, 2017

Last year I read a few of Sherman Alexie’s short stories and found them funny and honest. I...

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Jul 15, 2017

The first time I encountered this book was in fourth grade, I was reading an illustrated version and...

1984 by George Orwell

1984 by George Orwell

Jul 14, 2017

1984 is quite the classic. Not just in the sense of it having literary merit, but it has...